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Driver dead after crashing into Lucas Co. Rec Center building

A Maumee police officer discovered the crash involving a car hitting an unoccupied maintenance building. The driver, 56-year-old Kim Hicks, died at the scene.

TOLEDO, Ohio — A driver killed in a Wednesday morning crash has been identified by Maumee police.

56-year-old Kim Hicks, of Toledo, died at the scene after crashing into one of the buildings at the Lucas County Recreation Center.

The crash happened at the rec center on Key Street in Maumee around 1 a.m.

A Maumee police officer found the car crashed into an unoccupied maintenance building at the rec center while on routine patrol, according to a release from the Maumee Police Department.

Police say Hicks drove through a fence, then through the side of a cement wall. Both the car and the building were heavily damaged.

Hicks was the only person inside the vehicle.

The crash was not witnessed and the exact cause is unknown at this time.